Area Total 947,300 sq km
Climate varies from tropical along coast to temperate in highlands
Natural Resources hydropower, tin, phosphates, iron ore, coal, diamonds, gemstones, gold, natural gas, nickel
Imports India 16.5%, China 15.8%, UAE 9.2%, Saudi Arabia 7.9%, South Africa 5.1%, Japan 4.9%, Switzerland 4.4% (2017) – consumer goods, machinery and transportation equipment, industrial raw materials, crude oil
Exports India 21.8%, South Africa 17.9%, Kenya 8.8%, Switzerland 6.7%, Belgium 5.9%, Democratic Republic of the Congo 5.8%, China 4.8% (2017) – gold, coffee, cashew nuts, manufactures, cotton
Government presidential republic
Capital Dar es Salaam (administrative capital), Dodoma (legislative capital)
Population 58,552,845 (July 2020 est.)
Ethnicity mainland – African 99% (of which 95% are Bantu consisting of more than 130 tribes), other 1% (consisting of Asian, European, and Arab); Zanzibar – Arab, African, mixed Arab and African
Language Kiswahili or Swahili (official), Kiunguja (name for Swahili in Zanzibar), English (official, primary language of commerce, administration, and higher education), Arabic (widely spoken in Zanzibar), many local languages

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RSS News Sources: The Guardian | All Africa

RSS News Sources: The Guardian | All Africa
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